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Some Modern Applications of Mathematics

Stephen Barnett

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ISBN 10: 1575241889 / ISBN 13: 9781575241883
Published by Krieger Pub Co
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Title: Some Modern Applications of Mathematics

Publisher: Krieger Pub Co

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:GOOD

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Writing for upper-level high school students and lower-level undergraduates, Barnett (emeritus, mathematics, U. of Bradford, UK) seeks to communicate the flavor of recent applications of mathematics, such as decision mathematics. Topics covered include error-correcting codes (useful, for example,

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Emphasizing discrete models using difference equations and matrix representations, this book plays down the importance of calculus and differential equations in applied mathematics. Realizing that some students fail to see the relevance of applied maths, the author makes sure he uses modern and relevant examples. Each chapter contains numerous worked examples and problems for solution and all answers are provided. Looks at applied math in a very practical way - uses supermarket bar codes to explain error correction codes. First year undergraduates in applied maths taking courses such as introduction to applied maths.

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